How to differentiate between Open end and Closed end Zipper?

Published Date:2021-04-14 16:32
There are 2 main types of zippers, (1)open end zipper and (2)closed end zipper.
They can be easily differentiated by their bottom stops.
Open End Zipper
If the zippers halves can be separated at the end, then it is an open end zipper. It has a insert pin and box components.

Open end zippers Usage

Open end zippers are widely used in the application where the zip halves need to be separated completely from one other such as cardigans, sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters, jumpers, hoodies, coats, jumpers, fleeces etc.

Closed End Zipper
If the zipper cannot be completely opened, then it is a closed end zipper.

Closed end zippers Usage

     Closed end zippers are commonly used in application in our regular wear such as dresses, jeans, skirts, trousers/pants to many of the accessories like purses, handbags, luggage, pockets, sleeves, footwear along with tents etc.